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William D. Rueckert

Chairman of the Governance Committee. He also serves on the Investment and Executive Committees.


Mr. Rueckert is president of Oyster Management Group, LLC. an investment fund that focuses on domestic, community banks. His career has been also highlighted by involvement in oil and gas exploration, and real estate and resort development.

He is an emeritus director of the YMCA of Greater New York.

He has served on many corporate boards in the banking and biotech industries. He is director and president of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Teachers College, Columbia University.

He earned a BA in Spanish from the University of New Hampshire.

Mr. Rueckert has been a trustee since 2014.